What's on inWatford

Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

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Between Here And There
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Open10am 3pm DailyCost Free Public AdmissionOne of photographys most intrinsic and oldest objectives has been to secure a moment in time and offer it as evidence in some sort of true concrete experience. This…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08000 287338
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Boom Trap
Big Chill House

Boom TrapWhere Boom Bap Meets Trap9pm ‐ 4am Saturday 30th April 2016 Big Chill House 255‐257 Pentonville Road London N1 9NL£4 advance guaranteed entry then £5 all nightDJsMr Thing & CWDSpin Doctor & Sarah HarrisonRalphonze 90Hosted by MC PrankstaHip‐Hop often morphs and…

Location: 15.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02078 339544
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Carwash
Loop Bar & Nightclub

Over 25 Years Of History. Thousands Of Parties Worldwide. Over A Million Happy ClubbersAce of Clubs ‐ Time OutLondons legendary disco club ‐ MixmagMakes the movie Boogie Nights seem like a dress rehearsal ‐ The SunCarwash has been storming the globe since…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07501 175433
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Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

12.00pm 1.00pm and 2.00pm.For 10 years: a unique behind‐the‐scenes peek into our archive store which houses Roald Dahls original letters and manuscripts. £1 PER PERSON ADULTS AND CHILDREN PLUS MUSEUM ENTRYWe recommend pre‐booking as workshops can sell out in advance. Please give…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Hellmann's Grilltopia Food Truck
Southbank (opposite Royal Festival Hall)

Here in the UK they have teamed up with Lucky Chip favourite of Londons burger aficionados to create the Grilltopia food truck which will will tour round the country giving you the chance to chow down on their discoveries. …

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02033 012024
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Illusions Bar: Saturday
Illusions Bar & Grill

We are eager to treat you to a unique and cost effective dining experience with our delicious Italian Cuisine Menu.Illusions Bar & Grill: Friday Fix:‐‐ Free Entry.‐ Free Booth Reservation.‐ discount: 50 off your food bill.‐ Open at 12:00 Start of the…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02088 400616
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Muslim Lifestyle Show
Olympia London

Held at the iconic Olympia London 2016 sees the launch of the first Muslim Lifestyle Show in the multi‐cultural capital of the world This two‐day event provides the perfect platform to experience the very best in Muslim Culture and its rich heritage.With…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

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Polo Bank Holiday Special with DJ Yoda
Proud Camden

DJ YodaDJ Yoda is a hip‐hop DJ and producer like no other. Respected globally for his turntablism he performed at Banksys Dismaland and was first choice guest mixer on Dr Dres inaugural Beats 1 show. An audio‐visual pioneer chopping and splicing movies…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07434 184477
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Polo Presents DJ Yoda
Proud Camden

DJ YodaFrom his hip‐hop beginnings DJ Yoda has evolved in the past ten years using his turntable skills and influences as diverse as funk b‐more kuduro reggae drum n bass and even big band swing and country & western to make unashamed…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07810 873560
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PRETTY WOMAN AND MAGIC MIKE XXL
The Cinema Sleepover Club

Join us for the launch event for The Cinema Sleepover Club We proudly introduce Pretty Woman and Magic Mike XXL ‐ this one is definitely for the ladies We are pairing the classic Pretty Woman with an extra treat of Magic Mike…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07469 152463
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Rah Rah Revue
Rah Rah Room, 215 / 217 Piccadilly

Every Saturday at the Rah Rah Room in Piccadilly presents Revue in association with Looking Glass Productions. Featuring the glitziest talent from the international cabaret circus and burlesque scene.Rah Rah Room presents REVUE a wildly entertaining variety show every Friday and Saturday…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02035 881111
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Saturday Circus Show
The Aeronaut

Run away with the circus in Acton every Friday & Saturday in our own little big top Aerial acrobatics balancing acts and SO much more. The Aeronaut showcase some of the best Circus performances from across the globe in their very own…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02089 934242
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Saturday Shed
Chickenshed

Led by our highly experienced and energetic staff each fun session will involve movement drama singing and story‐making. Every workshop is different and designed so that a child of any ability can come to all sessions or drop in to one session…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02082 929222
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Showtime Cabaret
Café de Paris

Showtime Cabaret is a celebration of all things fun and sexy The sumptuous ballroom of the world famous Cafe de Paris is set ablaze with the crme of cabaret circus comedy and burlesque. Don your gladdest rags leave your worries at home…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02077 347700
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Studio 45
The Social

Soul. Ska. Rhythm N Blues. With resident Dean Thatcher and special guests Lofty & Richard Epps. In loving memory of Stephen Saunders…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07737 628638
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The Roustabouts
Cahoots

. Cahoots is a late night bar that transports guests back in time to post‐war 1940s and to an abandoned underground tube station featuring dazzling cocktails swing dancing and sing‐a‐longs around an old piano. Inspired by true events that occurred in post‐war…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02073 526200
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The Tempest: Perform International
The Steiner Theatre

Perform International & Rudolf Steiner House presents The Tempest Directed by Geoff NorrisProduced by Adrian LocherThe Tempest the last of Shakespeares magnificent works is set on a mysterious mythical and magical island where karma holds sway. Here noises sounds and sweet airs…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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VIP LONDON RECORD FAIR
Royal Horticultural Halls

It all takes place in a superb central venue and includes traders from all over Britain. Visitors will be treated to genres of music from Prog Rock Punk Rock Hard Rock and Hip Hop to Soul Jazz Reggae and Doo Wop. The…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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WINDSOR Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTY
Harte & Garter Hotel

Dance romance meet new people make new friends at this party for Over 30s 40s & 50s. Singles and couples welcome. The fun starts at 8.30pm through until 1am with great music from our top DJ. Come along and join us…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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YolanDa Brown: Reggae Love Songs
Watford Colosseum

Wowing audiences across the country from London and Cardiff to Manchester and Glasgow the Reggae Love Songs tour will be an infectious journey of Reggae rhythms from the Caribbean peppered with supreme Jazz flavoured inflections and sensibilities. Throughout the tour YolanDa Brown…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02036 598914
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A Gala for St George
Royal Albert Hall

Celebrate England's national day as Brian Blessed presents a selection of favourite English songs poems and readings.A host of English favourites includingWE'LL MEET AGAIN633 SQUADRONTHERE'LL ALWAYS BE AN ENGLANDJERUSALEMDAMBUSTERSRULE BRITANNIALAND OF HOPE AND GLORY…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Billy Elliot The Musical
Victoria Palace Theatre

Based on the Oscar nominated film Billy Elliot ‐ The Musical tells the inspirational story of one boys dedication to his dream of dancing against all odds.The story is set in the north of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Roald Dahl’s deliciously dark tale of young Charlie Bucket and the mysterious confectioner Willy Wonka comes to life in a brand new West End musical directed by Academy Award winner Sam Mendes. Featuring ingenious stagecraft…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Funny Girl
Savoy Theatre

Funny Girl at Savoy Theatre in London on Saturday 30 April 2016. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Jersey Boys
Piccadilly Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Kinky Boots
Adelphi Theatre

Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre in London on Saturday 30 April 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Kinky Boots tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Mamma Mia
Novello Theatre

Inspired by the iconic music of ABBA Mamma Mia is a musical written by Catherine Johnson and tells the fictional story of Donna who owns a small hotel on a Greek Island and her daughters…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Motown the Musical
Shaftesbury Theatre

Motown the Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre in London on Saturday 30 April 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Motown the Musical live in…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Mrs Henderson Presents
Noel Coward Theatre

Mrs Henderson Presents at Noel Coward Theatre in London on Saturday 30 April 2016. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Phantom of the Opera
Her Majesty's Theatre

Andrew Lloyd Webbers best known musical The Phantom of the Opera tells the dramatic story of a musical genius with a deformed face and his obsession with a chorus girl.Based on the French novel by…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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